DIY: Upcycled Candles

I’m the kind of person that hates to throw out items that can be used for crafting. Most of the time, I collect stuff and forget about it before ever actually using it. My random plastic bag full of broken candle pieces was one of those unused collections until, dun dun dunnnnnn—Today I made recycled…

DIY: Essential Oil Bug Spray

This essential oil blend has been a staple in our apartment for the last few months. I originally mixed it to repel bugs naturally (the store bought stuff is SO full of scary chemicals and feels icky on your skin) but we fell in love with the scent and actually use it as a room…

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Making cute lil’ terrariums is a great way to add a splash of color to your home or office.

DIY All Natural Dish Soap

Want to save a few bucks on dish soap without buying the who-knows-what’s-in-there stuff? You’re in luck! This recipe is for all natural dish soap using essential oils, lemon juice, and Dr. Bronners Castille Soap.

Mild Muscle Rub w Essential Oils

I recently started experimenting with essential oils and decided to take a whack at making an all natural muscle rub. This diy received raving reviews for scent, consistency and moisturizing properties from a few cyclist friends. The nice thing about this rub is that it’s easy to make, it works great annnnd (like I plan…

Super Easy Chunky Knit Hat

The first time I made this hat pattern, it took me 4 episodes of Gilmore Girls… which is roughly equivalent to ~ 3 hours. Not too bad, huh? I’m a really slow knitter so anything that takes me less than 5 hours is a winner in my book. I’m hooked on projects that use chunky yarn…

DIY Sugar Lip Scrub

Attention ladies (and some gents): Making your own sugar lip scrub is too easy to drop loads of Ca$h on at the beauty store, sorry Lush. Nowadays, sugar lips scrubs are everywhere… and they are damned expensive. IT’S SUGAR! Stop charging so much for it!! Here’s how you can make your own sugar scrub that’s…

DIY Scarf Throw Pillow Cover

Have some throw pillows lying around that could use a makeover? Here’s a great DIY trick to quickly (and cheaply) give them an update! All you have to do is rummage through your closet to find some scarves (preferably square scarves) that you don’t use anymore OR make a trip to your local thrift shop…